Model Rail (UK) - - Workbench -

1 Whitemetal cast­ings of­ten have flash at­tached to them. Re­move the flash with a file and make the area to be sol­dered as flush as pos­si­ble.

3 Half the suc­cess of good sol­der­ing comes from hold­ing parts firmly to­gether with­out burn­ing your fin­gers! Here, a sim­ple hair­grip is used.

2 White metal sol­der­ing is ex­actly the same as what’s al­ready been de­scribed, ex­cept with less heat and a bit more care. Ap­ply flux to both parts with an old paint­brush.

4 Add the solder a lit­tle at a time, draw­ing the sol­der­ing iron across the joint.

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